Macondo Jardin

Inspired by the stories of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Macondo Safety


We are committed to the health & safety of our customers, suppliers & staff. We are a COVID Safe Business. We have completed the mandatory Queensland Health/TAFE training. We comply with industry safety checklists compliance and with retail food service industry plans.

Physical distancing

Physical distancing

All spaces will be set up in compliance with physical distancing regulations. Please keep to your table wherever possible. We ask that your children stay seated at your table. Please respect our commitment to minimising physical contact or proximity. We love talking with you but we will do so at a distance whilst wearing masks.

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Contact-free

Contact-free

There are no physical menus. Every menu item & event ticket is purchasable online. There is no EFTPOS. We do not accept CASH.

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PPE

PPE

All staff use Personal Protective Equipment including masks/face shields. Hand sanitizer is available on-site for customers and staff.

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Hygiene

Hygiene

All staff wear face masks or face shields at all times. All staff maintain high levels of hygiene through regular hand washing and the use of hand sanitizer. All provisions are washed on arrival and packaging is sanitised before storage, preparation and cooking. Please wash your hands with soap and water/sanitiser before eating/drinking at Macondo.

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Disinfection

Disinfection

The entire site is disinfected before and after each sitting. Staff use clean and disinfected uniforms each sitting. All shared items are sprayed with disinfectant before and after each sitting. All tables and chairs are sprayed with disinfectant before and after each sitting. The bathrooms are sprayed with disinfectant before and after each sitting. All eating implements and crockery are cleaned in dedicated dishwashers using high-grade disinfecting and sanitising liquids. Additional site cleaning and disinfecting occurs weekly with a contracted COVID-19 safe cleaner.

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Cooperation

Cooperation

Please protect us, each other and the community. Stay at home if you are experiencing symptoms. Respect all safety and health requirements. Stay up to date on safety recommendations from your local authorities. Please wash your hands with soap and water/sanitiser before eating/drinking at Macondo. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who is behaving in a manner which can endanger our customers and staff.

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La Carta de Macondo


Hire a Kitchen


Need a Ghost Kitchen for your food delivery business? We have the perfect full commercial kitchen available. In one single hourly rate (4 hour min, $55 per hour, GST incl), you can access a full equipped kitchen with a large gas stove, Large gas grill, Extractor hoods, 2 microwaves, 2 deep fryers, sandwich presses, an industrial dishwasher, an industrial glass washer, crockery and kitchen utensils, fridge and freezer space. Private access to the property is available. Private off road parking. Viewings are welcome, and permanent arrangements are possible on contract.


  • Category: Hire a Kitchen
  • Duration: 04:00 Hours
  • Address: 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia (Map)

Price:AU$220.00


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Dates
Hours

Private Events


We offer private events in Macondo Jardin. No open hire or blank canvas. We offer the four menu options below. Drinks are on our menu page or bar tab options are available. Latin music & videos, climate control, bathrooms & dance-floor. Terms & Conditions apply. Please see the attached.

Cuisine

Degustation

macondo degustacion - gourmet like no other! unique Latin American Indigenous flavours, platings 7 taste offerings, 3 paired wines, 1 intermezzo At your own private event, dine in the magical Macondo Jardin + You choose the day & time & your companion/s. Let us know. Meaters & Vegans welcome. See the menu attached. This is perfect for that special person or for small groups who choose leisurely gourmet dining.

AU$90

Tapas

At your own private event, dine on delicious Tapas in the magical Macondo Jardin + You choose the day & time & your companion/s. Let us know. Meaters & Vegans welcome. From 12 July, 50 people maximum per booking/sitting. See the menu attached. Please purchase drinks from our menu tab. Please see the attached booking kit with terms and conditions.

AU$60

Rodizio

At your own private event, dine on delicious freshly cooked, BBQ dishes with sides in the magical Macondo Jardin + You choose the day & time & your companion/s. Let us know. Meaters & Vegans welcome. From 12 July, 30 people per booking/sitting. See the menu attached. Please purchase drinks from our menu tab. Please see the attached booking kit with terms and conditions.

AU$60

Elegancia

At your own private event, dine on delicious 3 course meal in the magical Macondo Jardin + You choose the day & time & your companion/s. Let us know. Meaters & Vegans welcome. From 12 July, 50 people maximum per booking/sitting. See the menu attached. Please purchase drinks from our menu tab. Please see the attached booking kit with terms and conditions.

AU$70

Experiences

Macondo Cooking Class

Welcome to Macondo’s immersive, hands-on cooking class, where you’ll connect with the rich cultural traditions of Colombia. Our class is an intimate and vibrant culinary experience. You will learn three authentic recipes, one tapas, one main and one dessert, in a modern kitchen, taking notes with your gift note-pad and pencil, and then you get to sit and share what has been created with the others in the class. Options for vegetarians,vegans and meaters are available. For small groups only, less than 8.

AU$110

Contact


  • 555 Tarragindi Rd, Salisbury QLD, Australia
  • Down the back, follow the path

About


Come inside the magical gardens of Macondo and be transported away on an authentic South American adventure.  We offer a wondrous atmosphere, great food, great drinks and good company.
We converted this post-World War II warehouse into a colourful & vibrant performance & event space + dance-floor, full bar & kitchen, internal gardens, amazing lighting, air-conditioning, full A/V set-up, pool room, bathrooms, up to 120 guests cocktail, & up to 80 guests seated. Weddings, Commemorations, Baptisms, Birthdays, Quinceañeras, Anniversaries, Business meetings, Product and book launches, Poetry and book readings, Visual art shows, Stand-up comedy, Whatever your needs, we can cater. For group events, we have an array of four menu options.
As we live through this pandemic, physical distancing is available in this happy and safe environment.
As your hosts, Jaime and Mimi, we decided to do something different alongside our transport company, and opened Macondo Café in January 2017 and then Macondo Jardin in September 2019. We wanted to share our love of Colombia and Latin America, its culinary and artistic culture, with the rest of the world. We warmly welcome you to exceptional service, a great atmosphere, great fun and variety, and Latin Fusion culinary delights.

What's ON!


  • AU$5.00
  • 5/09/2020 07:00 AM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Until better times, we are postponing this event. What better way to celebrate spring than with a love story! Join us for leisurely dining on fine cuisine whilst watching the latest Colombian Rom-Com in English, a film by David Jackson, A Cup of Love, Taza de Amor. A food scientist is sent to Colombia where a romance brews alongside the coffee she is sent to buy. PG rated. $5 entry, bar and excellent cuisine. Physical distancing, separate tables, contact free orders & payments. Ample street parking.

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  • AU$5.00
  • 29/08/2020 06:30 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

WE ARE SAD but we have had to cancel this event, given the current circumstances. Now is the time to celebrate life! The amazing Bushland Boogie Bush Band will light up a night of fun and dancing. Throw on your bush dancing clothes, bring your family and friends, eat some wonderful food and have a few drinks at the bar, then fill the dance floor! There really is nothing like a bush dance for good fun! Physical distancing, separate tables, contact free orders & payments. Ample street parking.

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  • AU$5.00
  • 15/08/2020 07:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Love in the Time of Cholera, a stirring, epic love-story by Colombian Nobel prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez, made into a brilliant English-language movie in 2007 by Director, Mike Newell, and filmed in Colombia. Join us for leisurely dining on fine cuisine whilst watching this masterpiece. PG rated. $5 entry, bar and excellent cuisine. Physical distancing, separate tables, contact free orders & payments. Ample street parking.

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  • AU$5.00
  • 1/08/2020 11:00 AM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Have strange things happened to you? As this strangest of winters winds down, come discuss the paranormal, the inexplicable, the esoteric. A yummy lunch and bar menu is available. Open mic will give 5 mins per person to retell their strangest experience. Physical distancing, separate tables, contact free orders & payments. It is a great networking opportunity. Plenty of street parking.

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  • 5/07/2020 02:00 PM
  • AU$60.00
  • 17/05/2020 11:00 AM
  • 555 Tarragindi Rd, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Disclosure Day - Have you had contact with ET life? Have you seen UFOs? Come and talk with others who know the truth. Mary Rodwell will be broadcasting live to the audience. Group discussions after a Buffet lunch with drinks (meaters, pescetarians, vegetarians, vegans). $60 tickets include entry, speaker, lunch, drinks and an opportunity to talk about your experiences with others who know.

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  • AU$60.00
  • 10/05/2020 11:00 AM
  • 555 Tarragindi Rd, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Mother's Day should be all year but this Day we say thank you mothers, grandmothers and great grandmothers for their patience and wisdom. The dulcet jazz tunes of Tony Dee will be accompanied by a 3 course meal & glass of champers. https://www.facebook.com/tonydeemusic/

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  • AU$6.00
  • 18/04/2020 10:00 AM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

At the end of the school holidays and the end of your tether, The Mini Moshers present another amazing kids' concert ! Totally interactive, music, dance, fun. Full seating for 200 available. Air-conditioning, 2 toilets, dance floor, safe space. Food and drinks available for purchase. VIP Family entry to meet the band beforehand, photo-shoot, CD gifts, front seats for the show. Children and adult individual tickets available. Macondo supporting local south-side talent!

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  • AU$0.00
  • 1/03/2020 02:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia
  • AU$10.00
  • 29/02/2020 07:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Oh no! Flamenco Gold is heading back to Mother Spain! One more for the road! Ana, Fatima, Antonio and Camaron de la Vega come together one more time to astound us with their fabulous flamenco! On a night that only happens every four years, don't miss this final spectacular farewell from this breathtakingly talented ensemble!

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  • 28/02/2020 07:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Join us for leisurely dining on fine cuisine whilst watching the latest Colombian Rom-Com, Ciudad Delirio, Delirium City, by Chus Gutierrez. A heartwarming journey of love and dance in the greatest salsa city of all, Cali. English subtitles. PG rated. FREE entry, full bar and excellent cuisine.

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  • AU$90.00
  • 27/02/2020 07:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

The Long Table Degustation - Macondo Degustacion - the summer rains 2020 - $90pp with 8 taste offerings 3 paired wines 2 intermezzos - Accompanied by live music from Duende

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  • AU$20.00
  • 21/02/2020 07:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Hola lovely supporter, Macondo has been forced to cancel the Festival of Liars. We are sorry but a substantial number of withdrawals of performers made this impossible to continue. We are sad and disappointed but hope to host another storytelling event in the future. We hope you will come again soon to other events at Macondo Jardin. We are grateful for your support! Salud!

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  • AU$90.00
  • 14/02/2020 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Celebrate your love in the most unique way possible with an eight plate Latin American degustation, with three paired wines, and two intermezzos. Purchase here https://www.macondojardin.com/macondo-shop/valentine-s-day-degustation

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  • AU$10.00
  • 31/01/2020 06:30 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Isla Grande joins forces with Flamenco Soul for a memorable night of gypsy passion and magic.

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  • AU$0.00
  • 22/01/2020 11:30 AM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

The amazing Mini Moshers band will perform. No entry charge! Savoury and Sweet snacks plus refreshing drinks for sale!

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  • AU$0.00
  • 20/12/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Come and join us on our last of three nights of the little candles, La noche de Las Velitas, a traditional Colombian beginning to the Christmas season. Bring some candles to light and share the light of hope with all of us. Families, friends and neighbours all welcome!

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  • 14/12/2019 06:30 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Social Latin Dance to the dulcet rhythms of John Sanchez, live! Good food and good company make good times! Bar & Menu with FREE entry!

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  • 13/12/2019 06:30 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Come and join us on our second of three nights of the little candles, La noche de Las Velitas, a traditional Colombian beginning to the Christmas season. Bring some candles to light and share the light of hope with all of us. Live jazzy ballads from Bella Paton. GIANT Christmas tree. Families, friends and neighbours all welcome! https://www.facebook.com/BellaPatonMusic/

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  • 6/12/2019 06:30 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Come and join us on our first of three nights of the little candles, La noche de Las Velitas, a traditional Colombian beginning to the Christmas season. Bring some candles to light or electric candles and share the light of hope with all of us. Live entertainment. Let's bring as many candles as we can to light up the night and our GIANT CHRISTMAS TREE. Families, friends and neighbours all welcome! DONATIONS at the door to Brisbane Area Rescue Network for wildlife rescue and rehabilitaiton https://www.facebook.com/barnwildlifecare/ Milton will be providing beautiful Colombian Christmas music https://www.facebook.com/MiltonArandiaOficial/

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  • 29/11/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

It’s a Latino thing to chill on Friday night with some social dancing to the great live music of John Sanchez, with good friends, good food, good times! Bachata classes from 7pm with Louisa & Bolivar! Bar & Menu. Free entry.

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  • 23/11/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Margaret's birthday party - for invited guests only

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  • 23/11/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

It’s a Latino thing for Saturday evenings, social salsa to the great live music of John Sanchez, with good friends, good food, good times! Bar & Fritanga. Free entry.

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  • 22/11/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

This Friday night, from 6pm, Milton Arandia performs his wide repertoire of Latin American music, to make you laugh and dance.$5 #DONATIONS at the door to the Rural Fire Brigade Assoc Qld for the volunteer fire fighters & purchase of more equipment https://www.rfbaq.org/about-us Yum #food, open #bar, #billiards Plenty of room for #dancing! https://www.facebook.com/MiltonArandiaOficial/

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  • 15/11/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Milton Arandia performs his wide repertoire of Latin American music, to make you laugh and dance. https://www.facebook.com/MiltonArandiaOficial/

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  • 2/11/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

It’s a Latino thing for Saturday evenings, social salsa to the great live music of John Sanchez, with good friends, good food, good times! Bar & Menu. Free entry. Minimum individual expenditure of $25 per head.

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  • 1/11/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Halloween is really the Day of the Dead! Come in fancy dress and dance to honour your ancestors! Free entry. Full kitchen and bar available. Tricky, Tricky Halloween & Prizes for the best Deadly costume. Roving hoola performances by Kiera. Free Day of the Dead face painting by SwishMe & dance to DJ live music! The origins of the Day of the Dead are thought to have come from the Aztec festival dedicated to the Goddess Mictecacihuatl who ruled the underworld and presided over the festivals of the dead. The Month of the Dead is celebrated widely through Latin America and focuses on remembering ancestors and paying respects to the family members and friends who have passed on to the underworld.

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  • 26/10/2019 06:00 PM
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  • 19/10/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

It’s a Latino thing for Saturday evenings, social salsa to the great live music of John Sanchez, with good friends, good food, good times! Bar & Fritanga. Free entry.

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  • 12/10/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

It’s a Latino thing for Saturday evenings, social salsa to the great live music of John Sanchez, with good friends, good food, good times! Bar & Fritanga. Free entry.

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  • 5/10/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Flamenco Gold returns for another spectacular performance from 7pm. Then get up on the floor and dance the night away with the incomparable DJ Blitz Entertainment. Bar & Fritanga. Free entry. Doors open at 6pm.

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  • 27/09/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

It’s a Latino thing to chill on Friday nighst with some social dancing to the great live music of John Sanchez, with good friends, good food, good times! Bar & Fritanga. Free entry.

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  • 21/09/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

It’s a Latino thing for Saturday evenings, social dancing to great music with good friends, good food, good times! Salsero John Sanchez, Bar & Fritanga. Free entry.

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  • AU$0.00
  • 20/09/2019 06:00 PM
  • 555 Tarragindi Road, Salisbury QLD, Australia

Welcome to the Grand Opening of Macondo Jardin! An authentic Latin experience! Join us for an unforgettable night of live music and performance to celebrate our opening of this unique event space. Dance Salsa, Merengue, Flamenco, Cumbia and more! Joining us are Flamenco Soul https://www.instagram.com/flamencogold/, Milton Arandia https://www.facebook.com/MiltonArandiaOficial/ and John Sanchez Live https://www.facebook.com/John-Sanchez-206350802710139/!

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